Art and community hub Flemington DIY celebrates nine years
On May 20, Flemington DIY will celebrate its nine year anniversary with a full-day party that includes a group bike ride, open art gallery viewing, music, screen printing and more.
NJ sisters foster community with Flower Power Flea Market
“At the event last year we kind of left an open field in front of the bus by the food area. People started dancing in that field and, like, frolicking in the meadow at our Flower Power Flea Market. Then I saw someone was having a picnic and there were a bunch of dogs everywhere… it was so cool.”
Steve Rattner explains your life’s purpose for you
Rattner offers a grand solution to dissuade work-from-home arrangements: Housing. Why, he asks, have a big majority of European workers already returned to their offices? Simple, he says—most people there live in small apartments and houses, making stay-at-home work less comfortable. Voila!
What if Democrats decided to campaign as real Democrats?
Judge Janet Protasiewicz’s big win in Wisconsin sends a gut-check message to meek Democratic Party officials and donors who continually admonish candidates and local activists to be middle-of-the-roaders, compromising the people’s “little-d” democratic principles in hopes of winning some Republican votes.
Lucius on their unique vocals, recent collabs and getting back to making music
“We just keep exploring. I guess if you stop, then you’re done. Art is like, you just keep searching. So we have fun with it.”
Jersey Beer Tour: King’s Road Brewing in Haddonfield
Kings Road Brewing lands in a ‘dry’ town and finds a community eager to gather and enjoy some beer.
‘A natural, organic fit’: Chef David Viana finds a home at Heirloom Kitchen in Old Bridge
“I started thinking, ‘Maybe I belong in the kitchen.’ I was enjoying my day better even when I was doing something that was much more tedious and arduous and paid less.”
Big news: Republicans do have an idea! Bring back child labor.
America should not even be talking about child safety rules in dangerous workplaces—it’s shameful to have any children working there.
A free book program in Camden expands into an old Quaker meeting house
“This is the only organization I know that actually stands out on the street corner or goes to a place and puts books in the hands of the readers. It’s the connection of the book and the person who is actually gonna read it.”
New Jersey is the World brings together all the weird pieces that make up the Garden State
“In 2003, I went to a music store on Sunset Boulevard. I picked up a couple things and then saw Bruce Springsteen’s Greatest Hits and I’m like, ‘Am I really gonna do this?’ I bought it and it wasn’t until I was 3,000 miles aways that I finally understood ‘Thunder Road.’”
South Jersey’s Fermented Food and Beverage Supply Shop wants to get you brewing and fermenting
“We want to help people on the journey to self-sufficiency. The nature of that is we’re putting ourselves out of business. We want a world full of people who know how to make bread.”
Asbury Park’s latewaves calls themselves out
“I had to swallow the big gigantic pill of that maybe, just maybe, I might be an asshole, too.”